Travel Web editor OCRegister.com / DiscoverOC.com editor, websites for Freedom Orange County Information, Inc., publishers of OCRegister.com and DiscoverOC.com
Principal content producer, SignOnSanDiego.com, website for the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Writing and editing
Staff writer, business, North County Times; business
Journalism instructor at University of California; Santa
Free-lance sportswriter for the LOS ANGELES TIMES, San Diego County edition. Staff writing, desk assistant, on-air positions at television and radio stations in southern and central California.
On-air reporting/media projects
Correspondent, program host, special projects for TCI
Santa Cruz County correspondent for KTOM radio, No.-1 rated
Free-lance reporter for KCBA NewSource 35, Fox-affiliate
Santa Cruz Bureau chief for KMST-TV, CBS affiliate based in Monterey, coverage of major events ranging from Loma Prieta Earthquake, to Pebble Beach fire.
General assignment reporter and sports director for KECY-TV, CBS affiliate in El Centro.
May 1999-February 2006
Nov. 1998-May 1999
Sept. 1995-Jan. 1997
San Diego State University, Bachelor of Arts:
Journalism. Minor: political science. University of California, San Diego Extension Professional Certificate in Multimedia Development.
Continuing education: Industry workshops such as Search Engine Optimization conducted by Network Solutions Inc., Multimedia Immersion conducted by the National Press Photographers Association, The Travel Channel Academy, alumni, AP's "NewsTrain" newsroom leadership through the San Diego Union-Tribune. Training or classes in Avid Xpress Pro, Final Cut Pro, digital photography, Photoshop, After Effects and Macromedia Flash.
Certified in Apple's Final Cut Pro at 2003 DV Expo in Los Angeles.
Journalist in residence program, University of Missouri; Ford Fellowship in Business Journalism, University of Kansas, Mo.; Society of Professional Journalists, Online News Association, National Press Photographers Association, National Association of Photoshop Professionals. Prior memberships: Society of American Business Writers and Editors, Investigative Reporters and Editors.
Online News Association, First place, breaking news, large site, for coverage of the 2003 San Diego wildfires, First place, online sports story, 2000, Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Pro Chapter; First place, online sports story, 2001, Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Pro Chapter; First place, online news story, 2000, Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Pro Chapter; First place Online Science/Health Story, Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Pro Chapter, San Diego Press Club Journalism Awards, 2000, First place, Best Integration of Media, 2000 and 2001, San Diego Press Club Journalism Awards